News tagged with water capacity

New insights into cloud formation

Clouds have a profound effect on the climate, but we know surprisingly little about how they form. Erika Sundén, researcher at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has studied how extremely small cloud particles can ...

dateMar 05, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Students get a feel for soil-water relationships

Using little more than PVC rings, a trashcan, and a scale, students can literally get a feel for soil water retention and field capacity, concepts that are important and useful in fields from farming to engineering.

dateAug 02, 2010 in Environment
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